Come and find out what we’re doing

Want to find out more about our plans? Pop along to the old Allendale First School field 3pm-4.30pm Thursday 15th Feb to and find out about the Growing Together projects including; • Higher Ground • Plugging the Gaps (an AONB project) • Learn about the community spaces • Volunteering opportunities Read more…

Happy New year!

  Happy New year to all of our followers and friends! Over the Christmas break we heard the brilliant news that planning permission has been granted for the project so we’ve got cracking. What a brilliant day we’ve had! Today we planted over 300 Rosa Rugosa along the boundary of Read more…

We need your votes… Again!

Fantastic news! We’ve been shortlisted for funding from the Aviva Community Fund, which means we’re appealing for as many votes as possible before November 21st. Please share the following link far and wide among your families, friends and other networks. This funding will make a massive difference to us. The Read more…

Wreath making workshop

Come and make a beautiful winter wreath, and decorate it with your own needle felted creatures. You will learn how to weave a wreath ring that can be used year after year; weave in foliage; and learn how to needle felt animals and shapes to decorate it with. Includes spiced Read more…

Get Monty!

We thought it would be ace to get Monty Don to be our patron/sponsor or just involved with us in some way. He is a gardener, has talked freely about his mental health and is an all round good guy, so we tried to get him via facebook and that Read more…

And so it begins…

I never thought I’d get so excited about a fence. Unyet this beauty is quite something, the first works on site began yesterday with a boundary fence 2m wide to be filled with Rosa Rubigonosa. We still have some hurdles to jump before the garden work can get under way Read more…

* * * Covid-19 UPDATE * * *

From June 12th, Higher Ground Allendale will begin to permit volunteers back on site. We will be strictly limiting the numbers of volunteers at any given time.

More information is available in the top menu on the website.

The public footpath from Shilburn Road to the exits at the bottom remains open. Thank you to everyone for observing these restrictions during this difficult time. We'll be up and running soon but for now, let's stay sensible.
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